Tuesday, October 23, 2012
From Iran to San Fran, Tar Heels dot globe
By Robbi Pickeral
Last season, Jawad Williams and David Noel -- teammates on North Carolina’s 2005 national championship squad -- teamed up again for Paris-Levallois, a French professional basketball team. This season, Sean May -- another teammate in '05 -- has joined Williams in Paris, while Noel has moved to the Gravelines team, which also is in France.
While more than a dozen former Tar Heels are currently competing in NBA training camps, 10 more are playing around the world.
Here is the list of former UNC basketball players who are currently competing professionally overseas (courtesy of UNC director of player relations Eric Hoots):
Former UNC Basketball Players Competing Overseas
And here are the Tar Heels currently on NBA training camp rosters (according to NBA.com):